NOVEMBER 2003

4 shows in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza, National Theatre, Shinbashi Enbuj˘) and 2 tour (Sh˘chiku Hanagata Kabuki, Zenshinza)!

  • Kataoka Nizaemon, Nakamura Kichiemon, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Nakamura Jakuemon, Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Nakamura Shibajaku and Nakamura Tokiz˘ perform at the Kabukiza!
  • Matsumoto K˘shir˘ and his guild perform at the National Theatre!
  • Ichikawa Shinnosuke and his father Ichikawa Danjűr˘ perform at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘!
  • Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 1 ~ 25 November 2003 (Kichirei Kaomise K˘gy˘ Kabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Kajiwara Heiz˘ Homare no Ishikiri
    (Ishikiri Kajiwara)

    Funa Benkei

    Sh˘chikubai Yushima no Kakegaku

    Evening

    ďmi Genji Senjin Yakata
    (Moritsuna Jin'ya)

    Onna Date

    Ukare B˘zu

    Shinjű Ten no Amijima (Kawash˘)

    Casting

    Kataoka Nizaemon, Nakamura Kichiemon, Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Shikan, Nakamura Jakuemon, Nakamura Shibajaku, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Kataoka Gat˘, Sawamura Tanosuke, Kataoka Hidetar˘, Ichikawa Sadanji, Nakamura Kash˘, Onoe Kikunosuke, Nakamura T˘z˘, Band˘ Kichiya

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 3 ~ 25 November 2003
    Program

    Kumo ni Magou Ueno no Hatsuhana

  • K˘chiyama
  • Naozamurai
  • Casting

    Matsumoto K˘shir˘, Nakamura Kaishun

    Shinbashi Enbuj˘ (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 2 ~ 26 November 2003
    Program

    Miyamoto Musashi

    Casting

    Ichikawa Shinnosuke, Ichikawa Danjűr˘, Nakamura Shibajaku, Ichikawa Kamejir˘, Kataoka Ainosuke

    Comments

    Here is the Kabuki version of the adventures of Miyamoto Musashi, following the huge success of the TV version produced in 2002-2003 by the National Network NHK

    Sh˘chiku Hanagata Kabuki (Sh˘chiku's young actors tour)
    Dates 30 October ~ 24 November 2003
    Program

    Benten Musume Meo no Shiranami

  • Hamamatsuya
  • Inasegawa Seizoroi
  • K˘j˘

    Chatsubo

    Casting

    Nakamura Hashinosuke, Nakamura Shinjir˘, Nakamura Shinobu, Kataoka Kamez˘, Nakamura Hayato

    Comments

    The great actor Nakamura Hashinosuke performs the leading role of Benten Musume in Kawatake Mokuami's masterpiece "Benten Musume Meo no Shiranami"

    Zenshinza Tour
    Dates 4 November ~ 2 December 2003
    Program

    Sannin Kichisa Tomoe no Shiranami

    Casting

    Kawarazaki Kunitar˘, Segawa Kikunoj˘, Fujikawa Yanosuke

    Comments

    The Kawatake Mokuami's masterpiece "Sannin Kichisa", staged by the Zenshinza troupe, narrates the adventures of three thieves whose common features are the same first name (Kichisa) and a strong sense of honour. Osh˘ Kichisa, an ex-bonze turned thief, is played by Fujikawa Yanosuke. Oj˘ Kichisa, a thief who dresses like a young woman to steal people, is played by Kawarazaki Kunitar˘. Ob˘ Kichisa, an ex-samurai turned thief, is played by Segawa Kikunoj˘.

     
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